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ADHD Drugs Make Big Money, But We Still Don’t Know the Risks – Wired

HANDS UP IF any of these things describes your kids, you as a kid, or kids you know: inability to wait for a turn; temper tantrums; fidgeting; inability to finish chores; being too loud; being too quiet. Congratulations! The kid in question might have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and he (and it’s a he...

20 Health Conditions That Mimic ADHD

ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactive disorder, is diagnosed through mere observation of symptoms and not by any sort of scientific testing. There are no brain scans, blood tests, or biological readings to determine the presence of ADHD, just a myriad of behavioral and psychological symptoms. Although many of the symptoms arise from an...

Cystic Fibrosis Diagnosis and Treatment

Diagnosis of Cystic FibrosisCystic Fibrosis is a disease which is often diagnosed at birth or shortly afterwards. Babies born with CF suffer with bowel problems and struggle to gain weight. There is currently no cure for Cystic Fibrosis. The treatment available is designed to alleviate the symptoms and help to manage the condition more effectively...

6 Important Things Your Doctor Won’t Tell You When Treating ADHD and Anxiety-Term Life

Healing without Hurting: Treating ADHD, Apraxia and Autism Spectrum Disorders Naturally and Effectively without Harmful MedicationWhat aren’t your doctors telling you? 1. Your child is most likely suffering from a nutritional deficiency and/or a food sensitivity. 2. Genetically modified foods (GMOs), food preservatives & chemicals are contributing to many of your child’s attention, focus, sleep issues...

15 Things Every Mom Needs to Know About Epilepsy:Term Life

The epilepsy treatment motto is “No seizures, no side effects”. When it comes to treating epilepsy, the goal is to find a treatment plan that minimizes or eliminates seizures and causes no harmful side effects. Which means you need to be totally honest about every symptom you or your child experiences. Even if you don’t...

15 Things To Remember If Your Loved Ones Suffer From Multiple Sclerosis…

Has someone important to you been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS)?  This disease can be hard for patients — as well as their family and friends — to live with.  Here are some important things to remember if you love someone with this disease. 1. They Value Their Independence Many MS patients, as the diseases progresses, can...

Amazing Treatment Options For Sickle Cell Disease

I was surprised when chatting recently with Leslie Lehmann, MD, clinical director of the Stem Cell Transplantation Program at Dana-Farber/Children’s Hospital Cancer Center (DF/CHCC). She turned to me and asked, “Did you know there’s been a cure for sickle cell disease for nearly 40 years?” I had to admit that I didn’t. I’ve always thought...

25 Things People Without Fibromyalgia Should Know About People With Fibromyalgia

The reality of Fibromyalgia is not only that people don’t know much about it unless they have it, but there are many who don’t even believe the condition is real. Imagine your body is on fire. Imagine every time you take a step, it feels like the ground beneath you is littered with Legos. LEGOS...

Five reasons to not totally panic about ticks and Lyme disease

I thought it was just a scab.The brown speck clinging to my baby’s cheek had been there for a day or so, resting on a reddish patch of skin. He must have scratched himself, I thought, as I picked lightly at the mark. My husband was the first to figure out the truth. That little...

10 Amazing Discoveries In Breast Cancer

Each year, major discoveries in breast cancer research show that great progress is being made to overcome the disease. But with one in eight women in the UK being diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in her life, there is still a long way to go. “Forty years ago, the five-year survival rate...

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